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CSPAN
Nov 27, 2009 2:00am EST
think that this is a metaphor. we have not had president obama with the kinds of swings in the approval that bill clinton did. . . . >> you have to look at both of the obamas. you have to look at the polling. i do an opinion poll with a democrat, what how we describe barack obama with these numbers. we did the 14 attributes, and he's put these between the personal ratings, and things -- these are things that have to do with his job. he averaged a 61% rating. although those ratings have slipped, he had really declined in the job rating. this is a country that, given the problems, they wanted the president to be successful. i think these are exacerbated by the economic tension. we are thinking, one year from now, if the economy is not better, who do you blame? bush and the republicans or obama and the democrats. i like the idea, if this is not better, who do you blame? 24 points more said that this was tied. they said, these are your ideas. i think that we will be turning into -- we will have a very good 2010, but just like 1982 and 1994, this does not mean very much for 2012. my other qu
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2009 6:00am EST
bob mcdonacdonnell be the first since 2002. obama was the first democrat to win there in more than four decades. in new jersey incumbent jon corzine lost to chris christi. here's ari fleischer on what this might mean for the obama administration and democrats. >> the first year of any presidential election or midterm right after a presidential party in power, almost always suffers big losses. that's what you can anticipate if history is any guide. here's the killer statistic if i'm a democrat. in virginia in 2008 when barack obama took virginia, people under 30 were 21% of the electorate. today they were 10%. the black vote was 20% of all virginia votes last year. today it was 15%. the very coalition that put barack obama over the top is not showing up. >> but democrats still may make election history. correspondent richard lui will take a look at a new york congressional race in a few minutes and more on the wider implications of these elections. >>> more infants and young people are hospitalized for swine flu but in california older people are more likely to die from it. a study
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 6:00am EST
if barack obama got up in the morning today and said, i got a great idea, george bush's tax cuts are terrific, we need more of those. what would happen to the democratic party. that's what a crist did, but -- that's the big story, that's by the way, what just won the middle, in tuesday's elections. and there's been a road test. and -- and i think if an -- in addition to that republicans can actually demonstrate a little more positive vision it'll work real well. but i think the biggest danger, we're -- republicans aren't split right now at all. >> quev had this bizarre conversation and haven't mentioned afghanistan. the -- let me tell you a sad story. a sad story. we did a small american outpost and that outpostwas out gunned and we lost eight soldiers in one encounter. i was doing tracking after the health care speech and we this that enormously sad video of dead american soldiers being dragged through the streets and the president's approval rating dropped 12 point the in one night. the president, what i like and admire, he didn't release the photos, he's not pressed prosecutio
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2009 6:00am EST
meade. morning, sunshine. here's what's going on. president obama wants to make a move in afghanistan, but he doesn't like any of his options. he's asked his top advisers for help. why even that option isn't getting results. >>> one punch landed boxer mike tyson in the back of a police car. come on. he says the whole thing's a matter of self-defense. >>> and taylor swift gets her moment and then some. her big, big night at the country music awards. and the joke they just couldn't pass up again and again and again. >>> first, though, our top story. the number of americans who have died from the swine flu may be four times higher than we first thought. "the new york times" says the cdc estimates that h1n1 may have killed 4,000 people in the united states since april. the virus isn't getting more dangerous but the cdc is now counting lab confirmed cases and deaths from complications related to h1n1. >>> president obama got four options from advisers about afghanistan, and he turned them all down. a white house official says the president has growing doubts about the afghan government, an
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 2:00am EST
this to george bush, and now the republicans are doing this to barack obama. you do not have to do this with the media. if you are watching c-span on saturday, when the house was voting on the health care bill, and the women were trying to talk about the amendment on abortion, and one after another, the republican congressmen would stand up, and they would be objecting and not liking -- not letting anyone speak, and they did this for 45 minutes. >> with the microphone there? >> you are talking about how the french is rewarded for saying things that are extreme. what is the future and what do you think the future of the independent voter is going to be in the political system? are they going to be lost in the extremism that is going on? >> i think that you find in the elections that just happened in virginia and new jersey, the independent candidates were driving the election. i think that the candidates will have to continue to talk to the language that the independent voters are wanting to hear. what they are saying, they will turn out the partisans on either side. [inaudible] >>
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 7:30am EST
and bank of america were in danger of collapse. has the obama administration done a better job based on what you've observed? how would you rate the secretary of the treasury geithner's handling of the program so far? >> i think our criticism of the prior administration, in particular then-secretary paulson was being less than transparent. in saying that the banks were healthy when he had his own private concerns about individual banks -- in coming out and saying that they were healthy was a lack of transparency. it also created unrealistic expectations. it created the expectation that the financial institutions would return to lending. which we see is not happened. and that was our criticism there. and i think in many ways our criticisms about transparency continue. secretary geithner have done some good things and they adopted our recommendations of posting all the contracts and agreements involving the t.a.r.p. up on the web with the stress tests and releasing information was positive. but in other areas they've been deficient and i think in particular in requiring t.a.r.p. recipi
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2009 10:00am EST
here on c- span. later, it focuses on the obama administration and hiv-aids prevention, hosted by the white house. that is live at 2:30 p.m. eastern. later, a discussion on reporting for iran. that starts at 4:00 p.m. eastern live on c-span. >> on this vote, the yeas are 60, the nays are 39. the motion is agreed to. >> with that vote, the senate moves its health-care bill to the floor. starting today and through december, follow the entire debate and how the bill would affect access to medical care, the public option, taxes, abortion, and medicare, why are companion network, c-span2, the only network that brings you the senate gavel-to-gavel. >> our discussion now on issues facing airline pilots, from today's "washington journal." prater is president of airline pilots association international. you are testifying before congress. sellas your message. guest: get the faa reauthorization done. it includes language directing them to update the federal aviation regulations on pilot fatigue. it is the number-one issue before airline pilots today. host: talk to us about pilot fatigue.
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2009 6:00am EST
obama landed in seoul, south korea, the last stop in his weeklong asian tour. he left beijing this morning and arrived at the air base. he will be meeting with u.s. troops and has a meeting scheduled with the south korean president. earlier today the president visited the great wall of china and met with the china premier. we have surveillance video that i think is going to make your jaw drop. everything was quiet at a utah oil refinery and then suddenly, bam, a huge explosion the investigators say the fireball soared 100 feet, knocked a nearby home off its foundation and damaged almost 100 others. thankfully, amazingly, nobody was hurt. two weeks later this is still being investigated. the plant has shut down voluntarily. >>> so your holiday travel's already more expensive because of surcharges at the airlines added on for the busiest days. now we're learning the surcharges are not ending after the new year. money expert, jennifer westhoven, i thought the whole pitch was, this is just for the busy holidays. >> it was just for those busy holidays but then they said, you know,
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 2:00am EST
as he visits and attends the first state dinner of the obama administration. relations between the united states and india have not always been one. during the cold war, many saw india as unfriendly, which it might have been. during -- at the end of the cold war, there were opportunities to securitized. in the past several years, there has been a lifting of sanctions culminating in the historic civil nuclear accord. now, there@@@@@@h@ @ @ @ @ @ @ r strategic partnership. there is a need for wide ranging consultation to in grain habits of consultation -- to ingrain minister for being here. i want to welcome his entire delegation, including his most able ambassador and want to thank the gentleman standing here, lee hamilton, who is president and director of the woodrow wilson international center. i could not be more pleased to introduce the prime minister. lee hamilton resented the ninth district in the u.s. house of representatives and he is a model of what a legislator of to be. -- ought to be. congressman hamilton? [applause] >> good evening to you all and thank you for comin
CSPAN
Nov 16, 2009 10:00am EST
of the country's weather. >>> president obama in beijing. it was part of his eight-day trip to asia. he met with hu jintao earlier this morning. and in a sense president obama is checking in with the u.s.'s biggest banker. china's government may need assurance its huge debt of u.s. dollars are safe. and you don't see this very often. he pushed for greater freedoms in china during the and how tall. >> we do not speak to impose any system of government on any other nation. but we also don't believe that the principle that's we stand for are unique to our nation. these freedoms of expression and worship of access to information and political participation, we believe are universal rights. they should be able to all people including ethnic and religious minorities, whether they are in the united states, china or any nation. >> 11:00 p.m. or around 11:00 p.m. in beijing. president obama when he gets up, headed to the great wall and hochfully have a good time. good hike, too. >>> have you noticed prescription drug prices jumped on you? the last year the companies raised brand-name prices about 9%
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2009 6:00am EST
but are not sure of the connection between him and her family. >>> new this morning, president obama is in japan and economic ties between the two countries are expected to be an important topic. so is the future of u.s. military bases. there's a local protests about a plan to relocate a key u.s. marine base. president obama's trip will also take him to singapore, china, and south korea. that darned ida is still a problem this morning. this time with heavy rain on the mid-atlantic, here's what some streets look like up and down the east coast after what remained of hurricane ida and tropical storm ida and depression ida. schools are closed and 70,000 people are without power, five deaths are blamed on the storms. here's what one reporter saw in virginia. >> hey, guys, i'm out here at bush and olney and you can see -- you can see where the water is well over my waist. >> oh, my goodness. why are you standing in that? bob is going to tell us what to expect in that area in just a minute. that was an incredible piece of tape. >>> the republican national committee will no longer offer employees an in
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 6:00am EST
government has done before, and can help move the toward agreement between the parties. as president obama has said many times, we believe that a two-state solution to the conflict is the best way to realize the shared goal of israelis and palestinians to live in peace and security. it is also in the interest of the united states. it is urgently needed. the president knows that achieving this goal will be difficult, but he also has said that he will not weaver and his persistent pursuit of comprehensive peace in the middle east. for that reason, he has dedicated himself and his administration to the resumption of israeli-palestinian negotiations and to the creation of an atmosphere that maximizes the prospects@@@@@@@@ @ @ @ @ @ to be clear, the steps we have suggested to all parties, israel, the plinds, and the arab states, to improve the atmosphere for negotiations are not ends in themselves. and they certainly are not preconditions to negotiations. but they can make a valuable contribution toward achieving our goal of successful negotiations that result in a two-state solution. that's wh
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2009 6:00am EST
the end of the obama administration, i would say it is better than 50%. there'll be times that we will not be able to permit them taking over that territory. is the higher likelihood of death in his chosen career. >> one second. i just have to requests. -- two requests. no political statements, grand visions, or geopolitical strategies. i just want -- just one question per person. this gentleman is the most eager. he probably has a real soft ball. >> i am impressed with all the members of the panel. whether it is in regard to iran or regard to combating islamic fundamentalism/terrorism, in terms of what you read in the newspapers, china, russia, and other players -- are they at divergent points of view with the united states? the press reports are indicating they're coming around a little bit, but not cooperating. wouldn't it be the case that they would also have an interest in combating this as well. -- as well? >> the question is whether china and russia are against nuclear weapons. they are. the real question is if they will do something to make that not come to pass. they seem
CSPAN
Nov 3, 2009 6:00am EST
majority of americans approve of house president obama is handling his job. a new cnn opinion research corporation poll finds 54% of people surveyed gave him a thumbs up. but they're not as happy about how he's handling the economic crisis. 49% said they liked his tax policy and 47% say proved of house he's handling unemployment. police say it could be weeks before they identify six women found dead at a home in cleveland. the coroner is collecting dental records for several missing women including nancy cogs who lived in the neighborhood and asking relatives to provide dna samples. one missing person's advocate says the deaths could have been prevented. >> nancy cogs walked to the store. walked to the store on 116th and hasn't been seen since. six families are going to get horrible news. better we had a missing persons department and an active, ongoing investigation in all these cases as much as possible and maybe none of this would have happened. >> police are trying to get a warrant to collect dna from the man who lived at the home. convicted rapist anthony sowell, and tracing all t
CSPAN
Nov 11, 2009 6:00am EST
for the soldiers shot to death at ft. hood thursday. president obama promised family -- promised their families justice. >> your loved ones endure through the life of our nation. their memory will be honored in the places they lived and by the people they touched. >> the president and first lady placed presidential coins in front of the victims' battlefield crosses. the tributes met with an eerie silence. >> specialist hunt. >> especially when they started calling the names of the soldiers, you know, someone answered and someone being answered, that was a very sad moment. >> i bet. the shooting left 42 people wounded, many at the army post have faced multiple deployments. >>> if you want to see some amazing video, bring your coffee over here and take a look. oh, my gosh. it just keeps coming. a local news crew was covering one rock slide and here comes the second one, so they caught it on tape. get this, a geologist had warned people there might be a second slide and moved everyone out of the way. u.s. highway 64 may be closed for a week. this is in polk county, tennessee. man. >>> comments mad
CSPAN
Nov 5, 2009 6:00am EST
placed in protective custody. >>> some gay rights activists say president obama is partly to blame for a stinging election loss in maine. voters rejected a law that would have allowed same-sex couples to marry. activists say mr. obama did not publicly defend the law enough even though he supports gay civil rights. a woman missing for about a year has been identified as one of the 11 bodies found in a registered sex offender's home. she was buried in anthony sow well's backyard. her daughter says he struggled with drug addiction. police ignored their missing person's report. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton will represent the obama administration for saturday's commissioning of the "uss new york." that's what an anonymous white house official tells the ap anyway. the billion-dollarship, the bow contains 7 1/2 tons of steel from the world trade center towers. >>> welcome back. i'm natasha curry in for robin meade. it's thursday today. swine flu forced a school district to cancel a program that encouraged perfect attendance. students won charm bracelets, gift certificates, or ev
CSPAN
Nov 6, 2009 6:00am EST
as well. >>> emergency help for nearly 2 million out-of-work americans is on the way. president obama will sign a bill today extending jobless benefits up to 20 additional weeks. lawmakers twice before extended the benefits up to 79 weeks total. here is melissa long in for jennifer on how the extension breaks down. good morning. >>> millions of people are waking up today without a job or fearing they could lose their jobs. this is welcome news. today's bill will extend jobless benefits in all states by 14 additional weeks and then people living in states with unemployment rates higher 8.5%, will get an additional six weeks of benefits. the bill may also boost the u.s. housing market. it is going to extend the $8,000 first time home buyer tax credit to june 30th. it also creates a $6,500 credit for current homeowners to buy a home if they have lived in their current home for at least five years. again, the president signing that this morning after it has passed through the senate and the house. be robin, we'll tell you how businesses may also get a tax break in this new bill. the story
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2009 6:00am EST
winds and heavy rains. who's in the path of tropical storm ida and what you can expect. president obama will meet with the grieving families at ft. hood today. also, we're looking at the connection between the shooting suspect and a moslem cleric linked to the 9/11 attacks and why there was no follow-up. >>> and look at this. a woman who fell in front of a speeding train was inches away from death and an unbelievable close call caught on tape. first, though, tropical storm ida is getting weaker as it closes in on the gulf coast, but the storm could drench the region with as much as 8 inches of rain. ida is expected to make landfall near the mississippi/alabama state line soon but florida and louisiana wiare taking precautis as well declaring states of emergency. >> usually when we have hurricanes, it's so muggy out, we can come out in our shorts. it's not brr out here down at the beach. >> oh, yeah, it's a little weird in november. you don't see it that much. it happens and we just have to roll with it. >>> well, let's go to bob van dillen now for the latest on ida. okay. so right now t
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2009 6:00am EST
into political grandstanding against president obama. still, reporters won't be able to ask palin or her supporters questions. >>> a big hike in tuition is not going over well in california. police arrested dozens of students at the university of california and davis after they occupied an administration building. hundreds more marched at ucla. now the increase will cost students about $2,000 more in the next two years. they pass add 32% increase even after deep cuts to spending. the students want to help. >> you pass this increase today, when i go home tonight to san diego, i will have to drop all my classes because i cannot afford this anymore. you are not making this university affordable. >> the regents have promised more aid to help lower income students. they will meet with concerned students today to talk about the increases. >>> a former nba star appears to be heading to prison. larry smith has the details this morning. good morning. >> yeah, good morning. it's been almost eight years of the fatal shooting of the limousine driver. big trial back then. now the former new jersey ne
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2009 10:00am EST
? that's the discussion. and it hit our facebook page over the break. >>> president obama and the first lady will attend a memorial service tomorrow for the 13 people killed at ft. hood. and we're taking a closer look this morning at some of their stories today. first off, captain john gaffaney was a 54-year-old army reservist from san diego. he worked for two decades as a psychiatric nurse before deciding to re-enlist. but he had to fight to get back in the army because of his age and hearing problem. >> everyone knows that loved him here that he was doing what he wanted to. he wanted to be where he was. he was driven to make a difference. >> gaffaney bought his wife a puppy to keep her company when he learned about his upcoming year-long deployment. another soldier who lost his life at ft. hood was specialist jason hunt. the 22-year-old was recently married. hunt's sister says he joined the army in 2006 because he wanted to be part of something greater than himself. >> i just want to say that, you know, because it didn't happen overseas or it didn't happen in a combat situation doesn'
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2009 10:00am EST
, the role of the media, and assessing the obama presidency. tuesday night, the first state dinner, as president obama welcomes indian prime minister manmohan singh. and american icons, three nights of c-span documentary's, beginning with "the supreme court" on thursday night. >> now to a conference held by the american council on renewable energy. speakers include jeff bingaman and carol browner. this is about an hour and 40 minutes. on renewable energy. it is 1 hour 10 minutes. >> good morning. good morning, everyone. welcome to the ai8th , yes it is the eighth. we are at the eight global energy in america of national policy conference, the sixth time in this room. what an honor it is to hold this annual review and think about where we are going in renewable energy in america. thank you for coming and i hope you enjoyed this day. believe it or not, that is a symbol of the danish embassy, the embassy of denmark, where we will have a reception this evening. it is a great place to go from here to think about where we are going next in copenhagen. all the other sponsors, lockheed mar
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2009 6:00am EST
an obama t-shirt. what chinese security guards did after the cameras stopped rolling. >>> first, though, for years we've heard that women should start getting annual mammograms at the age of 40, but now a government panel of doctors and si scientists says most women don't need them until they're 50. well, the u.s. preventive services task force warns that frequent screenings can cause false alarms about breast cancer but dr. sanjay gupta says levels of risk play a big role. >> if you take all the women out there with breast cancer right now, about 15% of them were caught on routine mammography and, anderson, you and i have talked about this, i've had this happen in my own family. a family member with no family history, no risk factors to speak of, caught breast cancer on routine mammography. i've seen it on a personal level as well. 15% is a lot, i think, to most women especially those women who have had breast cancer caught this way. but for women who have false positives, might they have worry undue and may they get a biopsy that ultimately wasn't needed? that's the other side of the
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2009 6:00am EST
different disciplines. >>> and new this morning for you, president obama saying u.s. allies are discussing ways to punish iran for rejecting a nuclear deal. he made that comment in south korea on the very last day of his asian tour. eight days long. he says there will likely be sanctions over the next several weeks. yesterday iran defined a deal designed to ease international fears that iran plans to build nuclear weapons which it does deny. >>> the wild turkey we've been telling you about has been running around new jersey, the new jersey turnpike toll booth for months, now often the road. they finally caught her yesterday. there she is. toll booth work eers have been call her tammy the turnpike turkey. they like to ill lit rate. they adopted her but doctors are complaining so they set up to catch her. the first attempt did not go so well. >> well, i was a little concerned, afraid we were going to see tammy two, turnpike zero. >> she is going to a zoo and we understand she will soon share a home with a male turkey named gobbles. which is funny because sometimes i call bob bobbles. >> i ap
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 2:00am EST
common sense of political courage which the obama administration is doing. the race to the top is challenging the education establishment in a way that i think has never happened before. and new york city is ready, willing and able to help the charge. the year ahead will tell a lot about whether we are going to bring our schools and to the 21st century. whether our schools and our students are going to be left clinging to the 21st century is more and more countries pass us by. the president and secretary duncan have set the bar high and if they keep the bar height we really can give our children more great teachers and great schools. they deserve it. parents demanded both here as well as to deliver it. thank you very much kati haycock, president of the education trust and she is well worth listening to. kati? [applause] >> thanks. you know, arne and mike have just outlined some very big and very bold, some might say earthshaking changes for education system. i doubt i need to remind most people in this room why the big changes are so important. yes over the past decade we have
CSPAN
Nov 2, 2009 10:00am EST
today. >>> president obama and the first lady had scary visitors at the white house over the weekend. the first family passing out candy and healthy here, passing out dried fruit to more than 2,000 trick-or-treaters. you see mrs. obama dressing up as a cat, the president, i guess, going as a president for halloween. afterwards a retreat for kids of white house employees. >>> imagine the bragging rights for a kid monday morning. where did you trick-or-treat? >> a piece of white house candy. >> white house. >> you frame that piece. >> right, put it on the wall. >> what's going on, brooke? good to see you on a monday. first week in november, got to be better than last week in october. it is. if you look at the weather pattern, not quite as sharp as what we have. we have this from the gulf throwing massive amounts of rain on the gulf coast but areas of low pressure. one just offshore from cape hatteras. moving away from you but enough to get rain generated across south jersey, philadelphia. world series game should be okay. don't think it will be delayed but light rain showers off of lon
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2009 2:00am EST
. >> host: saesht, have you had conversations with your former colleague, president obama, on healthcare or other issues? >> i have not visited with him about the most current healthcare debate. i occasionally run into him. it's been a while since i visited with him. i've not been invited to the white house on this particular issue. it seems to me at least in this case the democrats are trying to do this just on their own. there hasn't been a lot of inclusion of republican or republican ideas as was evident by the fact the deal was written behind closed doors with senator reid and members of the white house staff. i would hope at some point if we are success envelope defeating this, we will turn to a discussion and hopefully a bipartisan one with the administration about things to agree on and find the common ground to drive healthcare costs down. the ironic thing about the proposals before congress is none of them reduce the cost of healthcare. every proposal so far actually increases healthcare cost in this country. when you talk to somebody like the last caller who is worried about he
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 6:00am EST
>> i believe as president obama believes that the rule of law should be a cornerstone for our national security policy. given the nature of the conflict when we promote the rule of law, when we promote the american people as a nation of laws, we promote national security. and i think military commission's reform is one example of that. but the rule of law, the work that we do, the work that we do with your support out there is very much consistent with national security, and promote national security given the nation of the conflict we have today. so that is sort of my daily reason for getting up in the morning and doing what we do. and i look forward to your questions. thank you. >> at this point would have exactly 60 minutes left for discussion. i appreciate you sticking to the guidelines. the first question i would ask, there seems to be a theme across the presentation that deal with the constant sharing of information which usually reflects, thanks david for coming, the theme is that the problems that we confront have a horizontal like nature whether it is terrorism or cyb
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 2:00am EST
. it is clearly time for a change. this is not about ending the entire cuban embargo. when president obama abolished travel restrictions on cuban-americans early this year he made it clear the larger issue of the embargo is a debate for another day. unlike the travel ban the economic embargo does not implicate the fundamental human rights of u.s. citizens. today we will focus on whether we should scrap the restrictions on americans traveling to cuba. the travel ban has prevented contact between cubans and ordinary americans who serve as ambassadors for the space values we hold dear. such contacts would help break the chokehold on information about the outside world and would contribute to improving the image of the united states particularly in latin america where the u.s. embargo on cuba remains the centerpiece of anti-washington grievances. proponents of the travel ban argue we should not make any change in all without a reciprocal gesture from the cuban regime. i believe it is a huge mistake to treat the travel issue in this manner. ludington deduce citizens travel to cuba is it a gift
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2009 2:00am EST
from appliance technology as soon as barack obama was swoern in in the stimulus bill. $80 billion for renewable technologies. in a way, acting in a counter way still giving incentive for renewable energy companies to deploy. into one believed we could do it that quickly after no action. power only about 30 states passed this would then create a national market. it would see complete deployment across the country. we put a price on top. every year in the united states out to the year 2050. that's the challenge for our country. we add $200 billion through the year 2025 in renewables. $200 billion is dedicated to that effort. it also creates a clean energy bank. we partnered on telecome issues. that bank which we talk to you about, it has $7.5 billion, it has the capacity to raise capitol. that is going to be available for all advanced new technology served as the funding. for the new technology, you could qualify for in order to be able to enter this new marketplace. the thought is that we have to really think about it how do we put investors sÑtogether. these partnerships will con
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 2:00am EST
president obama was just there a couple of days ago. i'm wondering your population, we are talking about 1.8 million -- >> 1.5. >> and you probably have 500,000, about the same -- >> i've got a million. >> well i did some research on line and i found out that the city's minimum of 5 million people and so i am wondering are you guys in contact with the mayor? >> does anybody want to take a stab at that? >> we have a sister relationship with the city in southeastern china that we have cultural and other things, and we are constantly looking for economic development opportunities in china but it certainly hasn't risen to the level i think it can. once again, as mayor reed said one of the things the country as a whole has to realize is that this is a world economy. that sounds like old news, but i can tell you within our own business community here and we are really not totally up to speed with fact we are losing jobs, not that california, but to china, to singapore, to places like that and so i think we need to get more in line with that. >> my name is joe williams with the "boston globe," an
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